multiple choice 1 the key to turning hrm practices into competitive advantage is dep 4351379



1.The key to turning HRM practices into competitive advantage is dependent on the organization conducting:

a.adequate pay surveys. adequate job analysis. adequate utilization analysis. adequate work flow analysis.

2.Job analysis helps employers make accurate selection decisions by identifying:

a.the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform a job.

b.the flow of work through the organization.

c.the performance management system being employed.

d.the nonessential job functions.

3.Job analysis can be helpful in promoting safety in the workplace by:

a.promoting job enlargement.

b.identifying potential hazards on the job.

c.promoting job enrichment.

d.identifying job relationships.

4.How does job analysis lead to outcomes that create competitive advantage?

a.By increasing productivity

b.By measuring essential job skills

c.By enhancing the success of HRM practices

d.By enhancing performance levels

5.An employer can rebut discrimination charges regarding selection criteria by demonstrating that the criteria for selection was based on:

a.job analysis. necessity. policy.

d.utilization analysis.

6.Which process do supervisors employ during job analysis to identify those tasks that are being performed properly and those that are being performed improperly?

a.Abilities inventory

b.Task analysis

c.Task inventory

d.Performance appraisal

7.Which of the following is the first step organizations should take to evaluate the effectiveness of a training program?

a.Conduct performance appraisals

b.Specify training objectives

c.Evaluate training objectives

d.Monitor training delivery

8.____ is typically determined by evaluating or rating jobs based on important factors such as skill level, effort, responsibility, and working conditions.

a.Job content

b.Job context

c.Job worth

d.Job function

9.How does job analysis information help in laying the foundation for employee discipline decisions?

a.By identifying unsafe practices

b.By identifying the level at which each employee should perform

c.By delineating responsibilities and limits of authority

d.By evaluating jobs based on skill level, effort, and responsibility

10.When conducting a job analysis, an organization must determine all the following EXCEPT:

a.What type of information needs to be collected?

b.How it will collect the information?

c.How the information will be recorded or documented?

d.How much money will the process cost?

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